The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) Informative Document (ID) 11 contains details on the transition of Management System Accreditation from ISO/IEC 17021:2011 to ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015. Twenty-four months after publication of the revised standard, all accredited Certification Bodies are expected to be in compliance with ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 and to have new accreditation certificates issued. Certification Bodies not conforming with ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 by the end of the transition period, ending on 6 June 2017, will no longer be accredited.

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